Tom Kha (Coconut Soup) - Thai Food Special
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Fragrant and fresh coconut-based Thai soup. All vegan & gluten free.
Recipe type: Main
Cuisine: Thai
Serves: 2
  • 1 cup of coconut milk
  • 1 stalk of lemongrass sliced in quarters
  • 1 thin slice of galangal
  • 2 kefir lime leaves (stalk removed and quartered)
  • 1-3 small chillies smashed (decide on how much spice you want it)
  • 1 tomato coarsely chopped
  • 1-2 oyster mushrooms chopped
  • ½ onion chopped
  • 1 tsp coconut sugar
  • 2 tsp soy sauce
  • 1 tbsp lime juice
  • Spring onion & Coriander for garnish
  1. Heat the coconut milk in a saucepan over hight heat.
  2. Then add the lemongrass, galangal, kafir lime leaves and the chillies and cook fro 2-3 minutes.
  3. Add the tomatoes, onion and mushrooms and cook for another 2-3 minutes.
  4. Lower the heat and now add the sugar, soy sauce and lime juice.
  5. Add the garnishes and serve.
  6. Enjoy (but don't eat the aromatics such as kafir leaves, galangal, chilli and lemongrass).
Recipe by Eat Yourself Green at